The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon officially opens as the Asian flagship of the global group
Taking up residence inside the iconic King Power Mahanakhon, this urban retreat features world-class design, retail and cultural programming anchored by vibrant food, drink and nightlife offerings.
BANGKOK, July 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Standard is delighted to announce the opening of The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, its flagship in Asia and the latest addition to King Power Group’s portfolio. The hotel will take advantage of the architecture and energy of the iconic building and bring the brand’s blend of culture, design, entertainment and hospitality to the Thai capital. With 155 rooms and suites and a central downtown location bangkok, the property offers the perfect getaway in the Old Town, where a host of cultural attractions and a vibrant arts scene await. To reflect the unrivaled energy of Thailand’s capital, The Standard’s “anything but standard” ethos translates into exciting amenities, one-of-a-kind culinary programming across six dining spaces, and out-of-the-mold meeting venues.
Srettha Thavisin, Chairman of Standard International, said: “We are incredibly excited about the launch of The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon in Thailand. This iconic flagship hotel of The Standard represents an extraordinary phenomenon in the hospitality industry not only in Asia, but also globally. We are confident that The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon will be tremendously successful in delivering the ultimate hotel experience – like no other in Thailand.”
One with the city
To conceptualize uber-social property, the Spanish artist and designer Jaime Hayon and The Standard’s award-winning in-house design team tapped into the synergy between that of Bangkok melting pot of cultures and free-form artistic exploration. The resulting spaces are fresh and intertwined with reinterpretations of cultural landmarks, such as At Marco Brambilla’s video monument to Hollywood dreams and excesses, in the lobby. Titled “Heaven’s Gate,” the provocative artwork is the first installment in the “Box” series, a concept inspired by the brand’s first Hollywood property that featured an ever-changing list of art installations.
A feast for the senses
With six distinctive dining, drinking and nightlife venues, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon promises to shake things up in that of Bangkok rising neighborhood. The Standard Grill, a spirited American brasserie informed by the brand’s famous original at The Standard, High Line at the New York one Meatpacking District, smoothly transitions from energy breakfast to social hotspot at night. On the menu are all-day classics such as The Standard BKK Wagyu Burger with Foie Gras as well as beef tartare and whole cut ribs served tableside from custom-made wooden and marble carts.
On top of 76e floor, you can discover one of the that of Bangkok most anticipated restaurant unveilings of the year – a collaboration with award-winning chef Francisco “Paco” Ruano. His Mexican-inspired restaurant Ojo draws inspiration that of Bangkok progressive outlook and whimsical design of the place, referencing from Mexico ancient civilizations to deliver flavors never before experienced in Thailand or the region, like seasonal aguachile shrimp and bone marrow tortillas, complemented by inventive cocktails and a thoughtful wine list. Bringing together the culinary prowess of Chef Paco, panoramic views, a creative drinks program and genre-defining decor, Ojo will proudly sit next to the Standard’s legendary Boom Boom Room in New York City and London star attraction Decimo as one of the best rooftops in the world.
For 360 degree views from the 78e there is a perch on the ground sky beach, that of Bangkok the highest rooftop bar mixing a pleasant atmosphere, downtempo rhythms, a selection of punchy cocktails from one of the Thailand the most famous mixologists and froze all day. Guests can also enjoy award-winning Chinese cuisine on Mott 32 Bangkok’s open-air terrace dotted with lush greenery. The famous applewood-roasted Peking duck is not to be missed, as are the expertly selected cocktails and authentic Cantonese, beijing and Sichuan cuisine. At Tease, a black and white tea room with striking graphics, the room overflows with fantasy and wonder. Customers can experience alcohol-infused beers, delicious savory and sweet treats such as Quail & Whiskey Party Pie, and Chocolate Praline, Mixed Berry Milkshakes found nowhere else in bangkokand a frame inspired by from Vienna great cafes. The elegant Fuerstenberg porcelain in porzellan completes this special experience.
For comfort food with a side of The Standard’s cultural programming, patrons can visit The Parlor. The menu features authentic Thai cuisine, all-day breakfast, and cocktails like Honey Trap and Be Wild, created by “Milk” Thanaworachayakit, the hotel’s beverage manager. As well as an eclectic playlist highlighting local and global talent, curated by The Standard’s music division, the hotel’s laid-back social hub hosts talks and workshops, including astrology sessions, live performances and themed bingo nights inspired by The Standard’s legendary bingo sessions, High Line.
The hotel’s public spaces immerse guests in the local community and introduce them to that of Bangkok dynamic creative scene through the fine art elements hidden in plain sight. A beautiful and vibrant Marc Quinn“Floodplain of the tributaries of the Orinoco”, 2018, from King Power private collection, enhances color and personality at reception. Hidden in plain sight in the hallways leading to the elevator and The Parlor is a stunning, quirky, Joan Miro sculpture, entitled “Personnage” (bronze sculpture at L4), 1976, also from the King’s power collection. In the hall, they are greeted by the portrait of a couple, taken in an embrace, embedded in the ground. Overhead, locally handmade rattan lamps create an intricate canopy, while the boutique’s beautiful objects are the labor of love of local artists as well as The Standard and its collaborators. Design Director, Verena Haller and design team, hand-picked artwork, antiques and curiosities, creating their version of a buyable flea market, enhancing both custom designed and locally sourced furniture, creating meticulously designed and incredibly inviting spaces that guests will never want to leave.
The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon now presents its opening offer “Bite into bangkok“. Offer guests staying between 29e july and 30e September 2022 the opportunity to experience that of Bangkok most exciting restaurant concepts, package includes up to THB5,000 Hotel and dining credits per day, depending on room category.
For more information about the hotel, you can visit www.standardhotels.com/bangkok/properties/bangkokcall 02 085 8888, send an e-mail [email protected] or add us via LINE OA @TheStandardBangkok.
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About Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon:
Created in partnership with King Power Group and Standard International, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon is the Asia flagship and a world-class global destination. that of Bangkok spirit of innovation and unconventionality makes bangkok the perfect venue for The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon. Located in one of the most emblematic buildings in bangkok, the King Power Mahanakhon, the 155-room hotel is already a landmark. With rooms ranging from 40 m². at 144 m². penthouse, a swimming pool with terrace, a gym and spa, meeting rooms and a variety of places to eat, drink and nightlife, the hotel is suitable for any traveler, at any time of day or night. night. There’s Parlor, the hotel’s hub for check-in and check-out, cocktails, work or relaxation, the eclectic and the unexpected. Tea RoomAmerican steakhouse classics at the Standard Grill and award-winning Chinese cuisine at Mott 32, and two dizzying dining experiences at Ojo, a Mexican-inspired restaurant helmed by one of the world’s top chefs. Mexico at Sky Beach, the highest open-air rooftop bar in bangkok.
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